Use the form below to search among over 1000 scholarships and bursaries. There are two major deadlines to keep in mind:


October 1st is the deadline to apply for most bursaries offered by the university. Bursaries are usually given to students in financial need, though some bursaries may have additional criteria. Recipients will be notified by early February.

Struggling to pay for university? Consider applying for bursaries.


June 1st is the deadline for a large number of scholarships on campus. Scholarships are normally granted for academic achievement or leadership experiences. Recipients will be notified by the first day of classes.

Did you do well in your classes? Consider applying for scholarships.

In addition to the major awards above, departments, colleges, and donors from outside the university offer awards throughout the year. Use the form below to find specific awards.

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Featured awards

Name Deadline Value
3M National Student Fellowship October 29 The award includes:
  • Recognition in Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) and 3M Canada social media, and partnering media, e.g., Maclean’s and University Affairs
  • Certificate and recognition at the annual STLHE conference in June
  • Letter from STLHE President and 3M Canada to their identified institutional leader and to the individual awarded
  • STLHE membership for two years
  • Conference registration, travel to conference, and accommodations
  • $2,000 to be spent at the discretion of the recipient
Dr. Keith Downey Undergraduate Scholarship in Agriculture October 15 $2,500
Rhodes Scholarships for Canada August 8 Varies
Canadian Northern Studies Trust (CNST) Awards Varies
College of Medicine First Year Student Awards Varies
Yes2Me Scholarships August 1, 2023 $1,000
Storwell Self Storage Foster Children's Bursary $2,000
Ritenburg Family Foundation Bursary in Engineering October 1 $3,500 a year for up to 4 years
Saskatchewan Youth from Care Bursary This award is open until June 1. The value of the award is comprised of the following:
  • total tuition and fees for the fall and winter terms
  • cost of living needs based on the amount designated by current Saskatchewan Student Aid as the allowable living costs of a ‘single student living away from home’,
  • cost of books and supplies for a student’s enrolled program based on the yearly program information from the USask Registrar’s office,
  • an additional $1,000 in the first year of the award as support for initial expenses related to beginning a post-secondary program.
Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Saskatoon Inc. Scholarships $2,500
Bates Award for Excellence in Extended Practicum The first business day of February” for students completing their extended practicum in Fall; or “the last business day of April” for students completing their extended practicum in Winter term. Not applicable
McCall MacBain Scholarship September 21
EWI Saskatoon Chapter Bursary for Adult Students in Scholastic Transition (ASIST) October 1 $1,000
McCreath Indigenous Student Award $10,000

More awards

There are awards available specifically for new or graduate students: 

You could also be eligible to apply for a variety of external awards, which are offered by agencies, governments or other organizations outside the University of Saskatchewan.